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John A. Macdonald

Sir John Alexander Macdonald GCB PC QC was the first prime minister of Canada. The dominant figure of Canadian Confederation, he had a political career that spanned almost half a century. Macdonald was born in Scotland; when he was a boy his family immigrated to Kingston in the Province of Upper Canada. As a lawyer, he was involved in several high-profile cases and quickly became prominent in Kingston, which elected him in 1844 to the legislature of the Province of... Read More

BornJohn Alexander Mcdonald
10 or 11 January 1815
Glasgow, Scotland
Died6 June 1891 (aged 76)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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